Social Studies Lesson Plan – Ancient Egypt

This free Inquiry-Based Analysis Lesson ( D-I-E ) is an supporting lesson plan for our Excavate! Egypt civilization history game for social studies educators – Activate student interest before playing Excavate! Egypt by inviting students to describe artifacts and hypothesize their use in ancient Egypt.  Use the D-I-E lessons to record observations during game-play and to check their hypotheses for accuracy.  It is a fun way to prepare and engage with content while playing Excavate! Egypt. (Answer sheet included)

There are four lesson plans including Valley of the Kings, Alexandria, Karnak, and Giza which are the four sites students as archaeologists explore in the Excavate! Egypt digital world history game.

These materials are designed for middle school and high school educators.  The educational game was designed for social studies classrooms for grade 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. If you have yet to do so, download Excavate! Egypt here.

Free Social Studies Lessons

These lesson plans are provided free as part of our education mission at Dig-iT! Games. Simply add this to your cart to download the lesson plans.  By downloading this free content you are agreeing to being added to our educational games newsletter.  You can remove yourself from the list at anytime.  If you purchase the classroom bundle edition of the game, they are included in your download.

Archaeology, Education and Games

Dig-iT! Games is a thought leader in bringing archaeology into the classroom with games.  Our Excavate! series of games builds upon the award-winning Mayan Mysteries game delivering world history civilizations to the middle school classroom.